Tuesday, June 10, 2014

June New Releases in Category Fiction

New Releases in Category Fiction for June 2014 include 20 titles from Harlequin's Love InspiredLove Inspired SuspenseLove Inspired Historical, and Heartsong Presents

The following blog post is a title listing with descriptions of each release, plus links for purchase in paperback format from Amazon (US) or The Book Depository (worldwide) and digital format from Amazon Kindle (US) or Mills & Boon on Kindle (worldwide).

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PLUS! ENTER THE GIVEAWAY

Simply comment at the end of the blog post on which titles you would love to read the most and you can enter the Rafflecopter draw.

Contest entries close Wednesday June 18 NZDT.


Be in to win a copy of one of the following:

  • Undercover Marriage by Terri Reed (3 copies)
  • Collateral Damage by Hannah Alexander (5 copies)
  • Lone Star Heiress by Winnie Griggs (2 copies)
  • Forgotten Past by Mary Alford (2 copies)
  • No Place to Run by Marion Faith Laird (1 copy)
  • Family on the Range by Jessica Nelson (1 copy)
  • Bride By Necessity by Linda S. Glaz (1 copy)
  • Ozark Reunion by Helen Gray (1 copy)
  • The Rancher Next Door by Darlene Mindrup (1 copy)
  • A Romance Rekindled by Kimberly Rose Johnson (1 copy)


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Undercover Marriage
Terri Reed
  • Love Inspired Suspense
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446001
Purchase: 
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THE BABY MISSION 

An illegal adoption ring—using kidnapped babies—has to be stopped. To gather the necessary evidence, U.S. marshal Serena Summers goes undercover—as a married woman desperate for a baby. Her "husband" is her own partner, U.S. marshal Josh McCall, whom Serena blames for her brother's death. How can she act like a loving wife when she has to constantly fight her feelings for a man she isn't sure she can trust? The closer they get to unraveling the dark web of deceit, though, the more being Josh's undercover wife means putting her life—and future—in his hands.

Witness Protection: Hiding in plain sight


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Forced Alliance
Lenora Worth
  • Love Inspired Suspense
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446018
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AN UNEASY PARTNERSHIP

By-the-book FBI agent Josie Gilbert has no business falling for her confidential informant, but she can't walk away. She needs this case—her career needs this case. And suave thief turned FBI asset Connor Randall is too deep in the mob syndicate to pull out now. But when the crime boss they are trying to take down becomes a target himself, Josie is forced to take Connor into hiding without blowing his cover. Now, dodging hit men and fighting a perilous attraction, she has to make a life-and-death decision. Can she trust the man who has stolen her heart…or is he working one last con?


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Collateral Damage
Hannah Alexander
  • Love Inspired Suspense
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446025
Purchase: 
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HOMETOWN SECRETS

Was the explosion that took the lives of Sarah Russell's parents an act of murder? Her teenage daughter thinks so and is determined to seek answers in the sleepy small town where Sarah grew up. Sarah fears the teen will uncover a secret she's not ready to share: everyone, including Sarah's daughter, believes the girl is Sarah's kid sister. Even the child's father doesn't know the truth. But as Sarah reunites with Nick Tyler to look into the mysterious deaths, she knows she'll have to tell him—and their daughter—the truth. Yet someone wants to ensure that no one uncovers any long-buried secrets.



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Out for Justice
Carol J. Post
  • Love Inspired Suspense
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446032
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THE NEXT TARGET

Tracking a serial killer in Harmony Grove turns personal for Detective Lexi Simmons when her cousin becomes a victim. It turns nearly impossible when she's teamed up with Officer Alan White—the almost-fiancé whose heart she broke six years ago. Alan can't understand how two people so right for each other didn't end up together. But they have more pressing matters of the past to attend to: a vengeful killer and a decade-old incident on a college campus. Now Lexi fits the profile of the next name on the hit list. And Alan finds himself not only engaged in a fight for her love—but for her life.



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Forgotten Past
Mary Alford
  • Love Inspired Suspense
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446049
Purchase: 
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LOST MEMORIES

Faith McKenzie was the only survivor of a brutal home invasion. Viciously attacked and left for dead, Faith can't remember anything about that night—including the identity of the killer. All she knows is that he's stalking her from every place she flees and has tracked her to a small Maine island. Her neighbor, private investigator and security specialist JT Wyatt, rescues her twice. Now JT is insisting on the whole story—a story that Faith can't remember. Desperate to feel safe, Faith puts her trust in the handsome P.I. Yet a killer is dead set on ensuring that Faith's memory never returns.


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No Place to Run
Marion Faith Laird
  • Love Inspired Suspense
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446056
Purchase: 
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"DON'T THINK YOU CAN GET AWAY WITH IT."

Just when she started to feel safe, small-town librarian Lorie Narramore begins receiving threatening notes. They prove that her worst fears have come true—her dark past has followed her to Arkansas. And someone wants her to pay for what she's done. As the threats turn into full-scale attacks, Lorie has no choice but to rely on deputy sheriff Matt MacGregor's protection. But after her harrowing ordeal with the law, can she truly trust a cop? And can Matt trust her to tell him the truth when the threats claim she's gotten away with murder?


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Lone Star Heiress
Winnie Griggs
  • Love Inspired Historical
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373282661
Purchase: 
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Rescuer Turned Husband?

Plucky Ivy Feagan is headed to Turnabout, Texas, to claim an inheritance, not a widower's heart. That all changes when strapping schoolteacher Mitch Parker rescues her in the wilderness. Straightlaced Mitch has never met a woman like Ivy—beautiful, adventurous and good-hearted—but he already lost love once and doesn't dare try again.

When Turnabout's gossips target Mitch and Ivy's friendship, he proposes to save her reputation. But Ivy doesn't want to marry for honor, and she doesn't need to marry for money. Ivy will only agree to a proposal made for love's sake—but will Mitch make his heart part of the marriage offer?

Texas Grooms: In search of their brides…


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The Lawman's Oklahoma Sweetheart
Allie Pleiter
  • Love Inspired Historical
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373282678
Purchase:
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Bound by a Secret

When Katrine Brinkerhoff's cabin is attacked, only sheriff Clint Thornton's heroism saves her. She owes Clint her life—and her help catching the men responsible. All she has to do is trust in Clint's plan to protect her family. But she can't let herself care too deeply, not when her past carries secrets that would drive him away.

Infiltrating the murderous gang is a dirty job, yet Clint is determined to see it through. The brigands will face justice—and they will never harm Katrine again. Clint would give his life to keep the beautiful settler safe…but will he be willing to risk his heart?

Bridegroom Brothers: True love awaits three siblings in the Oklahoma Land Rush


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The Gentleman's Bride Search
Deborah Hale
  • Love Inspired Historical
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373282685
Purchase:
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Matchmaking with a Mission

If Jasper Chase won't trouble himself to find a new governess, Evangeline Fairfax must find her employer a wife. That way, his children will be well cared for once she leaves to start a charity school. Jasper reluctantly agrees to a matchmaking house party with one condition—that Evangeline give him lessons in courtship.

Devoted to improving conditions at his mill, Jasper unwittingly ignored matters at home. Only now, as Evangeline teaches him how to win a wife, does he realize what it means to be a true father and husband. And if this independent young woman would just say yes, her plan could have the perfect ending….

Glass Slipper Brides: From governess to Cinderella bride


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Family on the Range
Jessica Nelson
  • Love Inspired Historical
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373282692
Purchase: 
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A Second Chance

A quiet ranch in the Oregon desert gives Mary O'Roarke the solace she craves after a painful childhood. Concealing her growing feelings for her boss, government agent Lou Riley, is a small price to pay. Then an abandoned little girl is placed in Mary's care, awakening dreams she's all but forgotten.

In all the years Lou has known her, how could he not have noticed Mary's courage and warmth? Seeing her care for a child is a bittersweet reminder of the lonely widower's loss. But if Mary won't give up on young Josie—not even when real danger approaches—then Lou can't give up on bringing this unlikely family together for good.


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Bride By Necessity
Linda S. Glaz
  • Heartsong Presents
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373487127
Purchase: 
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JONATHAN LAMBRICK NEVER PLANNED TO MARRY AGAIN

But when the master of Kent Park takes in the orphaned daughter of a tenant, Jonathan doesn't expect his young charge to be a stunning woman. Or for a predatory relative to lay claim to her. Marriage may be the only way to protect Payton from an unthinkable fate.

Payton Whittard knows her marriage to Jonathan is about safety, not love. But the feelings that soon arise during their arrangement are anything but safe. Still, there's something about her handsome protector that makes her trust him with her life. Can Payton trust him with her heart, as well?


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Ozark Reunion
Helen Gray
  • Heartsong Presents
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373487134
Purchase:
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COMING HOME IS BITTERSWEET FOR RILEY BLAKE

In the aftermath of the Great Depression, it's time for Riley to start over. And the first step is winning the trust of his Missouri hometown. But it isn't easy for a man with a troubled past. Especially when his first love, Jolene Delaney, seems to believe that the new rumors about him are true.

After Riley broke her heart, Jolene threw herself into teaching school and caring for her father and little sister. But she knows something is missing from her life. Especially when she comes face-to-face with Riley again. Can he convince Jolene that he's truly a changed man? Or will he succumb to old temptations and destroy her faith in him once again?


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The Rancher Next Door
Darlene Mindrup
  • Heartsong Presents
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373487141
Purchase:
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JENNY GORDON DESPERATELY NEEDS A HOME

Raising her orphaned siblings alone hasn't been easy. So when she suddenly inherits a cabin in Arizona, she plans to settle down and stay forever. Jenny is sure that she doesn't need help from anyone. Especially not Mitch Anderson, the handsome neighbor her young brother and sister idolize.

Mitch is an ambitious rancher who's convinced Jenny won't stay. After all, his mother and fiancée both abandoned him for the big city. When Jenny fights hard to keep her home, Mitch realizes she belongs in the desert he loves so much. But will he learn that trust is the soul of romance?


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A Romance Rekindled
Kimberly Rose Johnson
  • Heartsong Presents
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373487158
Purchase: 
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SUSAN HILL ISN'T READY TO FORGIVE

The small-town CPA can't forget how Blake Mitchell jilted her and left their hometown without an explanation. But when her first love returns to Leavenworth, the ruggedly handsome writer evokes conflicting emotions, especially when Susan meets the child she assumes is his daughter.

Since his parents' deaths six years ago, Blake's been raising his little sister on his own. But he's never forgotten the woman he left behind. Now, he can't undo the past, but maybe he can change the future…if he can convince Susan to give him one more chance.


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Hannah's Courtship
Emma Miller
  • Love Inspired 
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373878895
Purchase: 
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Second Chance At Love

Amish widow Hannah Yoder never intended to marry again. Yet when her friendship with veterinarian Albert Hartman begins to bloom into something more, Hannah wonders if perhaps she's finally ready for a new love. Albert waited his whole life to find the right woman, only to realize Hannah was there all along. But there's more than their friendship to consider. Albert is a Mennonite, born-and-bred, and Hannah cannot—will not—leave her Amish faith, not even for him. Does Albert have the courage to give up his modern life for Hannah…and will Hannah have the courage to let him?

Hannah's Daughters: Seeking love, family and faith in Amish country


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Single Dad Cowboy
Brenda Minton
  • Love Inspired 
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373878901
Purchase: 
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Her Forever Cowboy

Determined to start over, Harmony Cross returns to Dawson, Oklahoma. She needs time and space—not complications. Especially not in the form of the charming Dylan Cooper. But the handsome cowboy is not the man Harmony remembers. Now he's a single dad with two sweet and vulnerable children to take care of. Harmony never thought she'd see the day—not only is Dylan more kindhearted than she ever imagined, but she's falling for the last man she ever thought she'd love. Can this unlikely hero give her a perfect forever?

Cooper Creek: Home is where the heart is for this Oklahoma family


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Second Chance Summer
Irene Hannon
  • Love Inspired 
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373878918
Purchase: 
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Restoring Hearts

When Rachel Shaw and Jack Fletcher meet on a sunny Georgia beach, it seems like the perfect start to a romance. There's just one problem—neither one is the least bit interested in falling in love. They're just looking for peace, and time to work through their losses. But Rachel's aunt Eleanor and Fletch's Gram have other plans. Their meddling matchmaking would drive Rachel and Fletch nuts if they weren't busy restoring a house for one of Gram's charities. Yet as they repair the house, it's their hearts that begin to mend. Soon Rachel and Fletch realize they might be able to build a second chance at a great love.


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The Bachelor Meets His Match
Arlene James
  • Love Inspired 
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373878925
Purchase: 
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A Lesson In Love

Tweed-clad professor Morgan Chatam has been the subject of countless student crushes at Buffalo Creek Bible College. But grad student Simone Guilland knows that a relationship with Morgan is out of the question. Even if he weren't her advisor, the secrets from her past prevent them from having a future. In all his years at BCBC, Morgan has never once felt drawn to one of his students—until Simone. He knows he should keep his distance. Simone deserves someone younger, someone who can give her things he cannot. And yet, he can't shake the feeling that his chance at happily-ever-after may just lie in her hands.

Chatam House: Where three matchmaking aunts bring faith and love to life


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Lakeside Sweethearts
Lisa Jordan
  • Love Inspired 
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373878932
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From Friendship to Romance

Agnes Kingsley can hardly bear to walk past the house she lived in as a married woman. It's full of bad memories she's never shared—not even with her best friend, Ian James. But now Ian wants her help to restore that old home for a community project. Agnes knows it's for a good cause, but as their work brings them even closer together, she's afraid to trust—in herself or in the feelings she's secretly harbored for her childhood friend. Yet as they chip away at the house, walls come down around both their hearts…uncovering a foundation to last a lifetime.


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Unexpected Reunion
Carolyn Greene
  • Love Inspired 
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373878949
Purchase: 
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A Soldier's Return

For four years, Ruthie Chandler avoided the man who broke their engagement—and her heart. But when her antiques shop mistakenly sells his ailing grandmother's doll, she comes face-to-face with the man she never forgot. Teaming up with Gray Bristow on this important mission won't be easy, but Ruthie suspects it's exactly what the disillusioned veteran needs. The doll is the key to Gray's family's past—and possibly his future. And it may be what finally brings the ex-soldier home to faith…and to Ruthie.

Southern Blessings: Three friends find hope and love in Virginia


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ENTER THE GIVEAWAY

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How to Enter:

Simply comment at the end of the blog post on which titles you would love to read the most AND the ones you would most like to win from the giveaway(s) and you can then enter the relevant Rafflecopter draw(s).

  • If you live outside the USA & Canada you only eligible to enter the Worldwide Giveaway contest.  
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Complete the first mandatory entry to be in the relevant draw(s), and unlock further fun and easy bonus entries.

All entries must be made using the Rafflecopter contest to be eligible for drawing. Winning entries drawn will have their entry options validated before being accepted - if incomplete another entry will be drawn.

Contest entries close Wednesday June 18 NZDT.


Many thanks to Terri Reed, Hannah Alexander, Winnie Griggs, Mary Alford, Marion Faith Laird, Linda S. Glaz, Helen Gray, Darlene Mindrup and Kimberly Rose Johnson for donating the winning copies.


Worldwide Giveaway

Be in to win a copy of one of the following:
  • Undercover Marriage by Terri Reed (3 copies)
  • Collateral Damage by Hannah Alexander (5 copies)
  • Lone Star Heiress by Winnie Griggs (2 copies)


USA Giveaway

Be in to win a copy of one of the following:
  • Forgotten Past by Mary Alford (2 copies)
  • No Place to Run by Marion Faith Laird (1 copy)
  • Family on the Range by Jessica Nelson (1 copy)
  • Bride By Necessity by Linda S. Glaz (1 copy)
  • Ozark Reunion by Helen Gray (1 copy)
  • The Rancher Next Door by Darlene Mindrup (1 copy)
  • A Romance Rekindled by Kimberly Rose Johnson (1 copy)

Worldwide Giveaway


USA Giveaway


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